Andrew Overby
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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit is Massive Lost Opportunity For Obama

President Obama has decided not to attend the regional economic meeting in Asia. This will pose a problem as America shifts to focus on Asian trade and relations.

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We're Giving a Tax Holiday to Huge Companies, and It's a Terrible Idea

The largest of American corporations got a break in paying income taxes on foreign profits in 2004. This should not happen again.
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Why Texas Republicans Should Vote For Wendy Davis

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis entered the governor's race, a move that might turn a historically red state blue for the first time.
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Sergio Garcia: This Illegal Immigrant Is One Face of the American Dream

Mexican-born Sergio Garcia graduated from law school in California and passed the state bar exam, but can't practice law. California says one thing, the federal government says another.
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March On Washington 2013: Why Didn't Any Republican Leaders Speak?

During Wednesday's events commemorating the half-century since the March on Washington and MLK's famous speech, no Republicans spoke. Why not?
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Sri Srinivasan: Meet America's Newest Federal Judge (And Likely Future Supreme Court Justice)

Sri Srinivasan is President Obama's first appointee to the D.C. Circuit Court, possibly the second most important court in the country. Will he be nominated for the Supreme Court? We'll see.

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Too Big to Fail Banks: Can Congress Get Rid Of Them?

Many conservatives and liberals believe that "Too Big to Fail" is bad policy and that breaking up some of the largest banks is necessary. Political will is building for Congress to take action.
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Too Big to Fail: A Bipartisan Plan to End It For Good

Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and David Vitter (R-LA) wrote an op-ed on their plan to make the biggest banks act smarter and safeguard America's economic future. Let's support it.

'Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power' Book Review: Steve Coll Demonstrates Why Corporations Are Not People

Steve Coll's 'Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power. reveals how the corporation thinks and how its operations are for its own benefit.
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Blue Texas: Will Red Texas Go Blue in 2016?

Democrats trying to turn Texas Democratic by 2016 have a hard hill to climb, but the new Battleground Texas project will make it exciting to watch nonetheless.
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Immigration Reform: ACHIEVE is the Republican Response to DREAM

Retiring Republican Senators Hutchison and Kyl attempt to give the GOP some room to negotiate on immigration reform with their version of a DREAM Act.

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Tea Party Win: 3 Reasons Why Ted Cruz Won the Texas Election

Cruz won due to a delayed primary, political skill, and Tea Party sentiment.
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Ted Cruz Should Work For Romney, Not Ruin Texas With Tea Party Rhetoric

Ted Cruz should be on the Romney campaign's shortlist for U.S. Solicitor General instead.
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Boy Scouts Gay Policy is Legal, But Wrong

While BSA's decision not to admit gays in its ranks is protected by the SCOTUS, it is an outdated policy that needs to be revised for the good of the institution itself.